Fran Solar Pleated Copper Vessel - Blue, Orange 31x14cm
Fran Solar Pleated Copper Vessel - Blue, Orange 31x14cm

Pleated Copper Vessel - Blue, Orange 31x14cm


Loom woven, copper wire vessel made by metal artist Frances Solar

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Frances Solar is a contemporary Canadian artist who combines textile techniques with unconventional materials to create unique woven sculpture, both free-standing and wall-mounted. Fran currently lives and works in Squamish, British Columbia, Canada.


She has been a traditional weaver & textile artist for many years, and applying the same techniques & ideas to industrial materials is a natural progression of her work. She began working with copper as its warm color has always attracted her. Copper wire is easily available in many colors, and just like traditional fibers it is flexible, can be manipulated, patinated etc. She now has more freedom to design & improvise on the loom as she weaves & the resulting wire cloth can be shaped into a sculptural form that has no real function other than being something beautiful with wonderful colors, and textures .She names  them ‘vessels’ rather than ‘baskets’ as the latter word implies a function.


Dimensions: 31x14cm

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